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Simcraft's stat weights

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Hello everyone !

With our stat weights depending on our gear I wanted to check out how close haste and crit were.

SC kind of shocked me with the following stat weights :

Crit : 2,9232

Mastery: 1,9852

Haste : 1.6447

I did 50000 iterations with a 450 sec Patchwerk fight.

Then I reforged as the stat weights told me and did another SC with the same options, obtaining :

Crit : 2,8957

Mastery : 2,0057

Haste : 1,5687

I never heard about fire mages preferring mastery over haste, so I want to ask you guys if I should follow these stat weights or go with the traditional crit>haste>mastery ?

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If you have the Tier 13 4-piece bonus, it could be explained by the fact that you get to cast Combustion a lot more frequently, thus increasing the amount of damage you do with DoTs, and in turn, increasing the benefits you get from your Mastery.

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I understand that, though all high end raiding mages have the 4T13 and they still avoid mastery as much as possible.

Do you think I should reforge to mastery or haste after crit ?

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I think you should go for Critical Strike Rating and then for Haste Rating. There has to be something wrong with the simulation results.

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Had to keep myself occupied while I was waiting for the Olympic Torch :P

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